Prescribing happiness

From bingo to Bollywood and bird watching, GPs are being encouraged to prescribe social activities to fight loneliness… But does it work?


Less is not more when it comes to protection

GPs in England and Wales may believe that state-backed indemnity provides all the help and support they need in facing professional difficulties. But what about all the things it won’t help with?


Home but not alone

Remote monitoring is becoming more common as healthcare technology improves and more sophisticated devices become available


Career: Making a positive impact

GPs working in urology can help improve patients’ lives and reduce referrals


Doc comic

Jim Killgore talks death, skinny jeans, burnout, life changes and much more with GP comedian Dr Ahmed Kazmi


GPs and transgender care

From self-medication to changing names, GPST editor Dr Susan Gibson-Smith offers practical advice on providing care to transgender patients

Case study

Case study: Breathlessness

...Mr P complains of breathing problems and requests a home visit but he is refused...

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